Category Archives: holidays

Happy Labor Day!

I love the top story at the WaPo: 4,000 Google cafeteria workers quietly unionized during the pandemic Google is famous for its cafeterias, which serve its legions of programmers and product managers everything from vegan poke to gourmet tacos — … Continue reading

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There Will Always Be A Britain, Part Infinity

We made a Fourth of July playlist… 🇬🇧💔🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/A2TIo7Wd5C — British Embassy Washington (@UKinUSA) July 4, 2022 They are a very funny people.

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Happy Independence Day!

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie breathlessly tells us that T 1812 Overature is out! Out! OUT! — Cancel culture comes for a July Fourth staple that happens to be pro-Russian: “With its earsplitting rounds of … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers Day

One wonders if Junior Mints gets custody today? Related: Or getting? 😜 https://t.co/IBOCTLb1mq — ✂️ 𝙏𝘦𝘯𝘨𝙧𝘢𝙞𝘯 🇺🇦 Wolverines! (@Tengrain) June 19, 2022 and in conclusion: And for God’s sake, don’t give him a fooffy drink like a Bloody Mary. Put … Continue reading

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Juneteenth: Always embrace the joy

White Guy Speaks On His First Black Cookout Experience & Its Hilarious 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/XnwehO9W02 — Shannon Sharpe Burner Account (@shannonsharpeee) June 17, 2022 If you are white and ever lucky enough to be invited to a Black family cook-out, you … Continue reading

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Mothers Day 2022

We were not a Hallmark family and so Mothers Day (and Fathers Day and all the other – Hallmark holidays) were ignored. As my long-gone mom used to say to the four us ‘Grains, “What about the other 364 days … Continue reading

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Bad Signs, Cont.

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Midday Palate Cleanser

“The hoomins think I do what, now?”

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No Hurry, Methinks

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Happy Easter!

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